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Neopterin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Neopterin
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.733.631.202.500
D08.211.090.500
Unique ID
D019798
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019798
Scope Note
A pteridine derivative present in body fluids; elevated levels result from immune system activation, malignant disease, allograft rejection, and viral infections. (From Stedman, 26th ed) Neopterin also serves as a precursor in the biosynthesis of biopterin.
Entry Term(s)
2-Amino-6-(1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)-4(3H)-pteridinone
Monapterin
Neopterin, (R*, R*)-Isomer
Neopterin, (erythro-D)-Isomer
Neopterin, (erythro-L)-Isomer
Neopterin, (threo-D)-Isomer
Neopterin, (threo-L)-Isomer
Umanopterin
Registry Number
670-65-5
Related Numbers
10162-32-0
2009-64-5
2277-42-1
2277-43-2
7204-22-0
Previous Indexing
Biopterin/analogs & derivatives (1977-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; NEOPTERIN was indexed under BIOPTERIN/analogs & derivatives 1977-97
History Note
98; use NEOPTERIN (NM) 1979-97
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Neopterin Preferred
Neopterin, (threo-L)-Isomer Narrower
Neopterin, (R*, R*)-Isomer Narrower
Neopterin, (threo-D)-Isomer Narrower
Neopterin, (erythro-D)-Isomer Narrower
Neopterin, (erythro-L)-Isomer Narrower
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